noun Machinery, Nautical.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE MANY TYPES OF NOUNS
Origin of fly block
Words nearby fly block
Example sentences from the Web for fly block
Andrew still plans to fly to Davos in Switzerland for the World Economic Forum on January 21, representing the British government.
After some animated debate at the conference, Lelaie declared, with some frustration, “If you push on the stick, you will fly.”Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Church bells pealed from St. Catherine of Siena parish one block away.
During his trek, Brinsley twice passed within a block of a police stationhouse and he almost certainly saw cops along the way.
Block 3F is slated for release in 2019, but who knows how much that will slip?New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Fire Its Gun Until 2019|Dave Majumdar|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Spanish troops did not care to venture past a block of buildings in which were the offices and stores of a British firm.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Aristide darted off like a dragon-fly in the sunshine, as happy as a child with a new toy.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
“Confound it, no;” rejoined Mr. Simmery, stopping for an instant to smash a fly with the ruler.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
They must be kept away from flies—a fly can work havoc with a film in a few minutes.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
The non-elastic character of water made it unsuitable for a machine requiring a fly-wheel.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick